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Table 1 Characteristics of infertile patients participating in the study, Amman, Jordan Summer 2012 ( N=1021)

From: Complementary and alternative medicine utilization by a sample of infertile couples in Jordan for infertility treatment: clinics-based survey

Characteristic Number Percentage
Age (N= 1019) a   
18–25 166 16.3
26–30 266 26.1
31–35 237 23.2
36–40 195 19.1
41–45 103 10.1
over 46 54 5.1
Gender (N= 1017) a   
Male 254 24.9
Female 763 74.7
Education (N= 1012) a   
Primary school 26 2.5
High school 222 21.7
Community college 179 17.5
Bachelor Degree 494 48.4
Postgraduate Degree 91 8.9
Income per month JD b (N= 999) a   
Less than 500 JD 261 25.6
500–1000 JD 414 40.5
1000–1500 JD 176 17.2
1500–2000 JD 74 7.2
More than 2000 JD 74 7.2
Marriage period (N= 1004) a   
Up to one year 50 4.9
1–2 years 162 15.9
2–4 years 225 22.0
More than 4 years 567 55.5
Period trying to conceive (N= 917) a   
Less than 6 months 154 15.1
6 months-1 year 171 16.7
1–2 years 201 19.7
2–4 years 181 17.7
More than 4 years 210 20.6
  1. aTotal number <1021 due to unanswered questions/missing data.
  2. bJordanian Dinar (JD 0.71 =USD 1.0).